Eric Chapman's Cancer Treatment

Please Share!!! On March 18, 2018 after being in the hospital for several days with a large lump on my throat that appeared almost overnight I was diagnosed with stage  IV-C Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Of the four types of thyroid cancer one can get this is the most advanced and aggressive, affecting less than 2% of patients with thyroid cancer typically over 60 years of age. Due to the aggressive nature of this type of cancer all patients are automatically diagnosed stage IV. The three sub-stages denote how far its spread. Stage IV-C being the worst because it has also spread to both my lungs. I was seen at Stanford Hospital and received one treatment of high dose chemotherapy in hopes of stopping any further growth. Due to the limitations of hospitals really only being able to provide chemo as a treatment to "make me comfortable" I'm looking for other ways of beating this.  At home I'm doing high doses of CBD oil nightly because there are many many cases of that alone putting cancer into full remission without the harmful side effects of chemotherapy and adding decades to peoples lives. I'm scheduled for another round of chemo in about a month. My hope is that in that time I can find and implement as many other options for treatment as i can. I am currently researching several specialty hospitals in Texas, Arizona and Utah but am always open to anyone's ideas. I also have a wonderful support group of family and friends helping me out with this. I'm gonna beat this but to do so I need to have access to as many available treatments as possible and going off the beaten path will rule out any assistance from insurance companies. Cancer is the worst of the worst but there have been thousands of cases of people beating it and living out long and fullfilling lives. I'm only 38 years old. I have a lot of life left I want to live and an many goals to accomplish but by far my biggest drive and motivation is my 2 year old daughter Elizabeth. With an average survival rate of six months to a year or two my biggest fear is that my little girl will grow up not remembering me. I refuse to be a photo album or a video to her. I want to be there to help love and raise her as she gets older. See her graduate, walk her down the aisle, make me a grandfather... She's gonna need me later on and I won't let her down.  In order to fully commit to my treatment and concentrate on getting better I will be unable to work full time to support myself. Anyone who knows me also knows that trying to keep me pinned down and off my feet is next to impossible. Any financial help I receive will go directly to my treatment as well as supporting myself during this tough time. I don't want to leave any stone unturned or any option unexplored if I can benefit from it in any way. There's just too much out there to throw in the towel now. I promise to never give up fighting and beating this. There are no guarantees in this game so my goal is to stack the odd in my favor as best as possible. That being said, if I should lose this battle any funds remaining will be set aside for my daughter to ensure she has a happy, healthy childhood and can get the education she needs to make it in this world.  The situation couldn't be any more urgent given the circumstances. I have to get ahead of this. I've never been any good at asking or accepting help but this is more than any one person can handle. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for even taking the time to read this and a million times more should you choose to help. Even if you can't, please share this everywhere you can because you might know someone who has a friend who has a friend who can. Every penny will be put to good use.  If you have any questions or information you'd like to share please don't hesitate to reach out. Thank You, Eric Michael Chapman

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  • William Thompson 
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    • 28 mos
  • FRANCINE SOMERS 
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    • 35 mos
  • Matthew DeNapoli  
    • $50 
    • 35 mos
  • Desiree Sammann 
    • $100 
    • 36 mos
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Eric Chapman 
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Hayward, CA
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